Specially designed for studio environments with limited space, the A3X easily meets professional requirements. With three-dimensional spatial representation, a controlled, deep bass response and accurate sound reproduction — especially in the critical areas between 200 and 400 Hz — these monitors were designed for smaller and mobile studio setups.
With the A3X, Adam Audio said analytical listening is possible without taking away musical enjoyment. The monitor’s excellent transient response and ability to easily play very dynamic tracks in all musical genres let it clearly stand out from comparable monitors in this price range.
The Stereolink is a useful feature for desktop DAWs. Two additional input and output jacks for the second stereo channel allow users to control the volume for both monitors using the volume control of only one loudspeaker.
The volume control of the other monitor only affects its own volume in order to easily compensate for differences in listening distance. Unlike the typical master-slave configuration, each A3X monitor is fully equipped and can function either as a master or a slave unit.
The companion Sub8 is a small yet powerful subwoofer designed to extend the low frequency capabilities of any nearfield monitoring system down to 30Hz. It houses a robust 8.5-inch woofer with a 1.5-inch voice coil driven by a 160 watt ICE power amplifier.
The front baffle features two motorized knobs that let users tailor input level and crossover frequency settings. These settings can also be controlled via the included wireless remote, allowing users to optimize sound reproduction from your ideal listening position.
The Sub8 is designed for smaller rooms up to 20 square meters. It is an ideal match for the ADAM AX-Series and the S1X nearfield monitors.
X-ART (eXtended Accelerating Ribbon Technology) tweeters and midranges incorporate a new approach to the Air Motion Transformer concept originally developed by Dr. Oskar Heil. Adam Audio has improved upon this idea utilizing superior geometries and materials to achieve unprecedented audio fidelity. X-ART strikes a new path concerning the kinematics of moving air, resulting in a dramatic improvement in the quality of audio reproduction.
With the tweeter driver being made and tested painstakingly by hand in the Berlin factory, Adam’s high frequency driver proves itself to be a rare exception in times of automated mass production.
The AA-A3X is priced at $349.99. The AA-Sub8 is priced at $899.99.
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